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Senior Software Integration Engineer

Job ID: R0101364 Location: Irvine, California, United States of America
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Irvine, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.


We are currently looking for a Senior Software Integration Engineer to join Thales in Irvine, CA. As a member of our Software Development and Integration Team, the Senior Software Integration Engineer must quickly become familiar with system requirements and system behaviors, modify/ develop software, and write and execute performance test plans. The Senior Software Engineer must also troubleshoot hardware, network, and software issues. The Senior Software Engineer is required to frequently interact with other groups within the Engineering department in support of a multitude of software development operations, including fellow software development teams, software architects and integration/validation teams.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop Android framework services and C++/Java on server side Linux based systems [30%]
  • Define and execute various system and software performance test plans [25%]
  • Develop internal tools or use industry tools to capture and analyze system performance metrics  [25%]
  • Analyze root causes of highly complex hardware, software, or network Issues [10%]
  • Participate in agile ceremonies (daily stand up meetings, sprint retrospectives and sprint planning meetings)  [5%]
  • Create reports and lead presentations to management and stakeholders [5%]
  • Participate in technical discussions
  • Collaborate with multiple teams (i.e. development, integration and test teams, customer teams)  to ensure quality and on-time delivery
  • Work with ambiguous details

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with 3-5+ years’ experience, or Master’s degree in field with 2+ years’ experience
  • 3 to 5 years of knowledge/experience in Linux, Networking, and Scripting
  • 3 to 5 years of Java or C++
  • Experience with test principles, including functional testing, performance testing, stress testing, endurance testing, recovery testing, ad hoc testing, etc.
  • Experience performing troubleshooting on software & hardware
  • Experience with networking, TCP/IP, VLAN

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, critical thinker with strong technical background
  • Additional key competencies include decision-making, planning and organizing, problem analysis and problem solving, , teamwork and adaptability
  • Ability to make decisions, solve complex problems and work  independently
  • Development or testing experience with Bluetooth and/or Wifi devices
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in In Flight Entertainment Systems
  • Experience working in an AGILE/Scrum  Environment
  • Knowledge of Agile and common tools (JIRA, Confluence, Git, Bitbucket)

Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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